Principal fighting cancer helps former student do the same

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Principal Fighting Cancer Helps Former Student Do The Same

A senior class donated money to help Principal Courtney Vashaw fight cancer earlier this year.

Last week, Vashaw's doctors told her she is cancer free...And now she's helping one of those students with her battle.

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Aurora Brown, 18, was diagnosed with kidney cancer months after graduating high school.

Vashaw has since been working with Brown's former classmates to raise more than $5,000 for her.

"The job of an educator never stops. You are a teacher after you stop being a teacher, even when you're a principal, you're still a teacher...If you're fortunate enough that one of your kids reaches out to you, you do what you can to make sure they get what they need."

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